Mile Square, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

Though Indianapolis may be better known as the Circle City, the downtown area started out simply as Mile Square. Surveyor Alexander Ralston was commissioned in 1821 to design the plat of land between North, South, East, and West Streets (his previous credits included assisting Pierre L'Enfant with the design of Washington, D.C.). Ralston was responsible for Indy's iconic central circle, initially intended for the governor's house but now the site of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. He also came up with the diagonal avenues of Massachusetts, Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana, which once connected all the corners of Mile Square to what is now Monument Circle.

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Latest Mile Square, Indianapolis Homes for Sale

429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Rare is defined as unusually good, infrequently found or remarkable.. the perfect description of this Downtown home. 429 North Penn continues to be one of the most s...

3 Beds 5 Bath Areas 5605 SqFt

$2,500,000

Everhart Studio, Ltd.
450 E Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

450 E Vermont Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Designed and built for one of the most prominent families in Indiana, this nonpareil downtown mansion is a sublime mixture of old world fine craftmanship with every ...

5 Beds 5 Bath Areas 7601 SqFt

$1,950,000

F.C. Tucker Company
111 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

111 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Best location in downtown Indy! This urban luxury loft offers private entrance w/elevator & 2 parking spots right off Meridian. Spacious & open single-level living ...

3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 4042 SqFt

$1,195,000

F.C. Tucker Company
350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Immaculate! Crafted with thought and attention to detail, Unit #802 lies within the heart of the Historic Athletic Club Building and offers signature vantage points,...

4 Beds 4 Bath Areas 3157 SqFt

$999,000

F.C. Tucker Company
110 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

110 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Simply what you've dreamt of for Downtown living! Imagine dwelling in a condo that is in the absolute epicenter of our city, with an elevator entrance and the entir...

3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 3028 SqFt

$975,000

Everhart Studio, Ltd.
429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

This beautiful condo sits across the street from the National WWI memorial, a block from Mass Ave, and 4 blocks to Monument Circle. You will never run out of things ...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1628 SqFt

$699,900

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355 E Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

355 E Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Penthouse living in Downtown Indy at The Hudson! This multi-level 2 bed, 2.5 bath luxury condo offers a flexible layout with stunning finishes! Hrdwds throughout! NE...

2 Beds 3 Bath Areas 1659 SqFt

$599,900

F.C. Tucker Company
1 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

1 E Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tailored to the individual seeking sophisticated, downtown living, this well-appointed condo is like no other! Hand-picked details create a high-end feeling not foun...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1852 SqFt

$599,000

F.C. Tucker Company
264 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

264 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Situated in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, this Firehouse Square condo is in a prime location for urban living. Steps from Mass Ave, amazing shops, restaurants,...

3 Beds 4 Bath Areas 2174 SqFt

$550,000

F.C. Tucker Company
429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

429 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Sophisticated urban condo detailed with top of the line upgrades. Bamboo floors, glass tiled bathroom walls, terrazzo floors in the foyer and bathrooms. Upgraded ap...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1243 SqFt

$535,000

Springer Real Estate Co
1 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

1 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Stunning condo located in the heart of downtown Indy! This prime location allows quick access to Lucas Oil, Bankers Life, Mass Ave, shopping, & fabulous restaurants....

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1661 SqFt

$529,900

CENTURY 21 Scheetz
118 E North Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

118 E North Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Welcome home to your luxury condo in the heart of downtown Indy. Located on the cultural trail, this 2 bed, 2.5 bath condo will check all boxes. Enjoy natural light ...

2 Beds 3 Bath Areas 1718 SqFt

$500,000

RE/MAX Advanced Realty
344 N Miami Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

344 N Miami Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

IMAGINE CARVING OUT THE PRIME CENTRAL DOWNTOWN LOCATION FOR STUNNING BRICK TOWNHOMES ..... THAT'S WHAT WE CALL FIREHOUSE SQUARE ! THIS EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY OFFERS RAR...

3 Beds 3 Bath Areas 2280 SqFt

$490,000

Artisan, REALTORS®
350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath downtown condo located on the 7th level in the heart of the city. Own a piece of Indianapolis history in this beautifully maintained bu...

2 Beds 3 Bath Areas 1702 SqFt

$409,900

eXp Realty, LLC
355 E Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

355 E Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

This condo is a breath of FRESH air in the heart of downtown. The serene finishes perfectly fit this 2bdrm/2bth 1st floor unit. The classic floors and calming colors...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1255 SqFt

$400,000

Luxcity Realty
350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Immaculate 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath downtown condo with two parking spots in the heart of the city. Tons of natural light in both large bedrooms with en suite, 10 foot ce...

2 Beds 3 Bath Areas 1350 SqFt

$399,999

Greentree Real Estate Group
141 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

141 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Enjoy luxury living at its finest in this upscale top-floor historical 2-3BD/2BA loft! Many luxuries await you w/ a secure/private underground parking space, elevato...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 2056 SqFt

$399,900

The Bryant Company, Inc.
141 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

141 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Prime location is an understatement! Truly one of the most exciting addresses in all of downtown Indianapolis - at the corner of Georgia St and Meridian! The spaciou...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 2034 SqFt

$399,000

Encore Sotheby's International
1 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

1 W Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Welcome home to Allen Plaza! A beautiful condo is located between the Indianapolis Cultural Trail and Bankers Life Fieldhouse, close to fabulous restaurants and all ...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1274 SqFt

$387,500

Everhart Studio, Ltd.
350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Don't miss out on this spectacular corner unit with parking inside of the main building. Spacious & stylish luxury condo at the exclusive Indianapolis Athletic Club ...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1415 SqFt

$375,000

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110 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

110 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Wow! Are you ready to be on top of the city in a spectacular custom-built unit at one of the most central locations in Indianapolis? If so, this unit is for you. 2 b...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1757 SqFt

$375,000

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215 E Washington Court, Indianapolis, IN 46205

215 E Washington Court, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Within Meridian-Park lies one of Indy’s best kept secrets - Washington Ct! This tucked away community offers a rarity that is ready for you to call home. Expertly ...

3 Beds 2 Bath Areas 2533 SqFt

$350,000

Everhart Studio, Ltd.
225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Elegant executive condo in the heart of the Indianapolis central business district. Upscale finishes: hardwood floors, granite, custom cabinets, stainless appliances...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1377 SqFt

$340,000

eXp Realty, LLC
225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Beautifully maintained & updated 2BR/2Ba condo in the heart of downtown. The open floor plan of this home features a large kitchen open to the living & dining areas...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1377 SqFt

$319,900

CENTURY 21 Scheetz
350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

350 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Step into a your new condo in the Indianapolis Athletic Club. This is an iconic Indianapolis building in the heart of downtown. You’ll be near the newly minted Bot...

2 Beds 2 Bath Areas 1133 SqFt

$299,900

eXp Realty, LLC
225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

225 N New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Desirable location close to Mass Ave and downtown attractions. Lockerbie Terrace features a beautiful and stylish lobby with a private gym on the first floor. This...

1 Beds 1 Bath Areas 2008 SqFt

$250,000

Blue River Realty and Brokerag
1438 S Illinois, Indianapolis, IN 46225

1438 S Illinois, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Prime Investment Opportunity for AirBnb, Rental or Flip

2 Beds 1 Bath Areas 1232 SqFt

$95,000

Berkshire Hathaway Home

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Despite his experience and vision, Ralston did not have high hopes for Indianapolis. He was originally tasked with mapping a four-mile plat, but doubted the city would ever reach such a size. In the almost 200 years since, Indianapolis has grown to 372 square miles—but the original Mile Square still marks the historical, cultural, and economic center of the city.

Today, most Mile Square residents live in condominiums or apartments rather than single-family houses. In 1983, 36 apartment buildings—all of which date back to the period of 1890-1930, when Indianapolis experienced its most significant growth—were added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Indianapolis is second only to Washington, D.C. in its number of war monuments, most of them located within Mile Square. These monuments honor the veterans of the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and most recently the victims of 9/11. Many of these memorials were built from Indiana limestone.


Original Plat (click image to view full-size)

Mile Square was created not just to memorialize, but also to thrive and grow. While not particularly known as a skyscraper city, all of Indy's tallest buildings are centralized downtown. Mile Square also encompasses the Wholesale District (bounded by Capitol, Delaware, Washington, and South), a unique blend of historic architecture and new construction. The Wholesale District contains Circle Centre Mall, the Bankers Life Fieldhouse (where the Pacers and Fever play), and several prestigious hotels and restaurants.

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